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: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 28th, 2012. >> good evening, all, i am bill weir. so, what does it take for the most advanced civilization in human history to become utterly transfixed by six ping-pong balls? well, only about half a billion dollars, before taxes. yes, the powerball prize was a record setter. as the jackpot swelled, the ticket-buying frenzy topped a rate of 130,000 a minute. after an astounding 16 rollovers, the $580 million question tonight was, would anyone actually win this time? on the dreamer beat, once again tonight, here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: this had been a record-breaking jackpot night. >> america's favorite game coming to you right now -- >> reporter: after all of the hype, the days of breathless anticipation, it comes down to this. >> $580 million jackpot for you. >> reporter: in a television studio in tallahassee, florida, machines spit out six numbers. numbers that are oh so close, but not quite the ones printed on your ticket. tonight it tu
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 15th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we go on the air, intensifying missile attacks are pounding the gaza strip. part of an escalating conflict that has the world holding its breath, fearing a new war in the middle east could erupt at any moment. tensions between the israelis and palestinians are threatening to boil over, in a region still destabilized from the arab spring. abc's christiane amanpour reports from a middle east on the brink. christiane? >> reporter: cynthia, tonight, i can tell, you jerusalem where i am is extremely tense. here and around the world, everyone is watching to see who will make the next move in this increasingly deadly game of chess in the holy land. the last time there was this kind of violence was four years ago when israel conducted an air and ground invasion of gaza, it lasted three weeks and left more than 1,000 people dead. after days of tit for tat attacks between israelis and palestinians, the israeli military stepped up, launching what they call operati
>> we take you live now to portland, maine. we have democrat cynthia dill, independent transport an independent charlie summers. this was originally scheduled for last tuesday night but was canceled due to hurricane sandy. this will come as courtesy of local coverage on c-span2. moderating tonight's debate is shana mosque. >> good evening and welcome. for the next hours, you will hear from the candidates that want to represent maine. they are independent danny dalton, senator cynthia dill, independent transport and finally steve woods it is also an independent. this debate is a partnership between aarp and the university of southern maine. i want to give you a quick word about the format tonight. a diverse mix of several different sources, including our editorial board as well as viewers. we want this debate to be truly interactive. we want to hear from you. paul is standing by moderating our facebook and twitter. >> we have good questions. this is a good chance to ask the candidates anything you want. you can go onto our website and take part in our discussion and we will ask th
, cynthia rubenstein, for county council. can you see the red against red? it's time to vote. you have the right to vote. if you're 18 or older and an american citizen, register to vote. you tell them what to do. vote! elections, from city council to president of the united states, we elect men and women to represent us at every level and in every branch of government. the people we choose make critical policy decisions, craft our laws, and judge us in many of our courts. considering that elected officials determine so much about the lives we lead, on what basis do we -- or should we -- choose and support a candidate? i'm renee poussaint. our elected representatives are just that, elected. in order to win, a candidate must campaign to convince the voters that he or she is the best choice for the job. and campaigning requires many critical decisions. should limited resources go to court this group or that? should candidates just focus on their own political ideas or mount a negative attack on the opponent? and how should thorny issues be handled? one thing is certain -- key to winning a
for obama. joining me is the district along the jersey coast down to asbury park and cynthia tucker is from the university of georgia and a syndicated columnist. cynthia, i want to talk to the congressman about your district. would you describe verbally what is the condition of the jersey coast where you represent? >> it's really catastrophic, chris. i've spent the last few days going to the various sections and you see houses completely destroyed, washed away. businesses destroyed, the boardwalk, the beach club. and so many people displaced. i mean, today i was mainly concerned in trying to get food and water and shelter for people because it's getting colder out. so this is really catastrophic. i've never seen anything like it. >> how do you grade the effort of the governor up there, you guys in congress, have you all been able to do this together? it's going to get worse because these things tend to get worse. when people are out of electricity for five days, it's worse than three days. >> the fact that everyone is working together, both the president and the governor and others is very
and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the problems are piling up. the death toll now at 74. there's reports of an oil spill and now, a dangerous new threat in many communities, the ruptured gas lines in town after town. you can hear the hissing, you can smell the dangerous gas in the air. and the threat of explosions and fires is growing by the minute. morning broke on the jersey shore and the sun came out for the first time since the storm. and in the sunlight, all the wreckage seemed sadder, some how. it's not a dream, not even a nightmare. it's just here. >>
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desperate cry for help. >> we're going to die, if we get killed with the weath
moran in des moines, iowa. bill weir in manchester, new hampshire. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is "nightline," november 5th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, the sprint to the finish line with only 24 hours left in this presidential race, my co-anchors terry moran and bill weir on the trail with the candidates. we'll have their reports in a moment. >>> but first, the other story dominating the news for the past week, hurricane sandy and the devastation left in its wake. and the desire to do something to help. so all day today, disney and abc have been raising money to help those who need it most. we kicked it off this morning with a telethon on "gma." as of right now, viewers contributed a staggering amount, $15.7 million, which includes $3 million from samsung. if you can help, dial the number listed on the screen. we hope you will. >>> we turn to the election. terry moran on the trail with president obama today and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 14th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, the latest turn in the cia sex scandal, as we learn the identity of the fbi agent who sparked the investigation that brought down one of the nation's most powerful leaders, and is now implicated another. president obama himself spoke out today for the first time since the scandal broke, and my co-anchor terry moran has the latest. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> reporter: as president obama sauntered into the east room of the white house for his post-victory news conference, the scandal that's engulfed the highest levels of his national security team still swirled around him. tonight, abc news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who ignited the whole staggering chain of events. fredrik humphreys, a 47-year-old fbi veteran who is active in counterterrorism cases, is friends with tampa socialite jill kelley who turned to him when she got some harassing e-mails. meanwhile, in wash
is former pennsylvania governor ed rendell, now an nbc news political analyst and cynthia tucker, pulitzer price columnist. thank you both for being here this evening. >> our pleasure. >> good to be here, reverend. >> cynthia, let me go to you first. why didn't the gop get the message? what are they thinking about with these committee chairs? >> well, that's a great question, rev? why didn't they get the message? for one thing, if they wanted to present people of color as committee chairs, they don't have -- they have very few to call on. they have a very small handful of latino men in the house and now that allen west is still there for the rest of this year and that leaves scott of south carolina of the remaining black republican in the house. so they don't have a whole lot of choices if they want to make people of chair committee chairs. they could have put some women in positions of power. they could have showcased some republican women. but they would have had to move over some of these long-serving men who have taken these positions by -- because of seniority. they have been there a
from new jersey. his district stretches from monmouth county to asbury park, and cynthia tucker is a visiting professor at the university of georgia. i want to talk to the congressman about your district. we're going to show some pictures now, but you describe it verbally. what is the condition of the jersey coast where you represent? >> it's really catastrophic, chris. i mean, i spent the last few days going to the various sections, and you see houses completely destroyed. washed away, businesses destroyed, the boardwalk, the beach club. and so many people displaced. i mean, today i was mainly concerned in trying to get food and water and shelter for people because it was getting colder out. so this is really catastrophic. i've never seen anything like it. >> how do you grade the efforts of the governor up there in and you guy in congress? have you been able to do this together? because it's going to get worse. these things tend to get worse when >> the fact that everyone is working together, both the president and the governor and others is very important. i mean, obviously we
-out war. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, sex, power and who ultimately takes the blame when it comes to extramarital affairs, no doubt it takes two to tango but in the aftermath of the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus, the head of the cia, many claim his mist rest, paula broadwell is taking the brunt of the ridicule. to women pay the price when it comes to high-profile affairs? david wright takes a look. >> reporter: the general and biography, juicy enough to take down america's spy master, obvious fodder for "saturday night live." >> next, author paula broadwell -- >> reporter: opening this weekend with a parody of a paula broadwell book reading. >> lock the door, said the general, with my skirt hiked up above my waist -- >> reporter: her david petraeus biography as "50 shades of grey." >> pull my hard and spank me. >> reporter: the humor and criticism came mainly at the woman's expense. >> i think it's very clear from the media treatment of the personalities involved that this is a form of theater and that it is a sexist form of theater. in which whoever t
. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," "giving thanks: darius' dream tour." >> good evening and happy thanksgiving, i'm cynthia mcfadden. on this day dedicated to giving thanks, we want to introduce you to a young man whose story is a testament to the power of friendship and the strength of the spirit. his name is darius weems and his life has been an incredible and some might say nearly impossible journey. he lives each day with a devastating disease, duchenne muscular dystrophy, yet he's one of the most positive and inspiring people we've ever met. we're heading off on an unexpected adventure. it's hard to believe all of this started as a road trip between friends. >> it's hay hem. kind of like beatle mania. >> reporter: darius goes beatle. but seven years and many, many miles later, it's turned into this. a lesson about life from a guy who knows first hand how precious every day is. and in rural south china, maine, they are very happy he is here. it isn't the fab four brin
a proud member of the progressive cause tuesday, and cynthia tucker, visiting professor of journalism at the university of georgia. thank you both for joining me. >> good to be here. >> thank you, reverend al. >> let me start with you, congresswoman. do you think republicans are feeling the pressure when it comes to raising taxes on the rich? >> there's no question about it. john boehner was sounding, you know, like there might be some way to compromise on that issue. and i love bill crystal, what he had to say about it. who is somewhat of a leader of the more conservative branch of the republican party. so i'm optimistic. but we don't need all the republicans to go along. we need enough rational republicans and then the democrats can provide the rest of of the votes in we get a fair compromise. but anything less than fair that protects the middle class, the president has said he's not going to sign it. >> cynthia, the "new york times" reported on a conference call john boehner the speaker had and it's very interesting what tone he set and a gop senator. let me give you the quote p th
margin. to win this race. >> well, cynthia tucker, visiting professor of journalism at university of georgia and joan walsh, editor-at-large by salon. author of "what's the matter with white people"? that question seems apt. the l.a. times just posted a report on mitt romney's conference call today with top donors. it says romney, quote, attributed his rival's victory to, quote, the gifts the obama administration had given to blacks, hispanics and young voters during obama's first term. obama, romney argued, had been very generous, quotes around it, to blacks, hispanics and young voters. i once heard a canadian election saying they lost election to people that wanted to stay as part of canada because of ethnic voters. that means not french, not english. this guy, paul ryan who i don't think is right for prime time yet by any means talking about the urban vote. now, they won the other side because they got the most votes. because they won fair and square, which is the first thing ryan said. why do you have to step on his own headline. they won fair and square by saying, oh, it was
on staten island, so close to manhattan, but living in devastation. and tonight, "nightline" anchor cynthia mcfadden is there where after four days the community is shaken. cynthia? >> reporter: good evening, diane. every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother survived. staten island is a whole series of stories, just like that one. in staten island today, a cry for help. >> we're going to die! if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we got 90-year-old people! >> reporter: this woman pleading with government officials for gasoline, food and clothing. >> you don't understand. you've got to get your trucks here on this corner now! this is three days. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest-hit communities in new york city. thousands still without power, many homeless. 19 people dead. in devastated neighborhoods overwhelmed by a violent surge of water, residents describe a supersized wave, as high as
agencies to cut back and make sure that they are directing resources in a proper way. >> moderator: cynthia dill? dill: it is a scientific problem that needs a solution. the government can play an important role by making sure that fema is adequately funded and making sure that there is insurance for companies and they are insured against risk it posed by extreme weather. we certainly have to make sure that we reduce the reliance on fossil fuels and carbon emissions to head off future damage. i believe we need to make sure we do it on a coordinated and widescale basis. dill: it will probably be changing back and forth compared to what it normally was. i think we need to be very careful about major economic decisions that will crucify this country. .. >> it seems to me we have to stop burning fossil fuels and move from oil to natural gas as soon as possible because natural gas is much cleaner than oil or coal, but at the same time we need to work on the development of renewables, which are going to be the solution. whether it's tidal, onshore, solar is tremendously -- has tremendous potentia
trains in and out of new york on friday. >> on tuesday cynthia lopez was working with a tree removal company when the huge tree fell right on top of her. -- a tree fell right on top of him. >> i think he has children. >> there appears to be an accident the health and occupational safety department is reviewing the incident. sandy is responsible for 74 deaths nationwide. nobody in d.c. has been killed so far. >> coming up, a worry for those who work >> welcome back. it is 4:07 ran out. >> it is 46 degrees. a little warmer than yesterday. our air is dry air, which means it will allow a little more sunshine and trying to peak in today. we have 40 at dulles. gaithersburg at 43 degrees at this hour. we still have a lot of cloudiness. we are in the upper level pattern that will keep us in this cloudiness pattern. this is still the remnants from sandy. it will slowly and gradually improve again. a mix of sunshine and clouds. high temperatures between 52 and 58 degrees. that is a good 5-10 degrees below average. we will have a whole lot of that over the next several days. little variation an
gasolina. segÚn cynthia harris se estima que el precio de la gasolina se mantendrÁ estable a pesar de la tensa situaciÓn en el medio orienfre y conflicto belico de israel y hamas en la franza gaza, regresamos. >>> gracias gilberto, y mire a 4 dÍas para el dia de acciÓn de gracias, la iglesia de san antonio de san francisco dijo que no cuenta con la cantidad de pavos para preparar el tradicional alimento, representantes de la iglesia dijeron que las familias de escasos recursos aumennataron, y solicitan el apoyo de la comunidad y empresas locales, se espera que el jueves 4 mil recurran a pedir ayuda para la cena de acciÓn de gracias. >>> necesitamos mil pavos para acciÓn de gracias. y ahora tenemos como pueden ver, el 26%. >>> si desea ayudar ya sea con dinero, alimento, ropa o con tiempo como voluntario, visite la pÁgina en pantalla para obtener mayor informaciÓn, ojaÁa que colabore, gracias de antemano. en san josÉ, autoridad buscan a un hombre sospechoso de cometer un homicidio, y de dispararle a dos policÍas y participar en 4 robos armados, el viernes a la noche, arrestaron
. and abc's cynthia mcfadden was there as patients were brought out. >> reporter: the word went out. backup generators operating since monday night had failed. national guard troops called in to help carry out hundreds of patients from bellevue, one of the country's busiest. some patients having to be carried down from as high as the 18th floor. >> we have not experienced anything on this scale. >> reporter: emergency crews have been seriously pumping out of the hospital basement. deluge under 8 feet of water. the east river's right here on the other side of this building. this baby was born here a few days ago. what did they tell you? >> they have no lights. and everything is just wait. >> abc's cynthia mcfadden reporting. officials say even though 17 million gallons of water have been pumped out of the basement, the water is still more than two feet deep. >> that's incredible. >>> and in the new york city borough of queens, a community simply in ruins. residents of the breezy point neighborhood returned to their burned-out homes for the first time yesterday. 111 houses were scorched in th
, democratic state senator cynthia dill. independent governor king, and finally, steve woods, also an independent. remember, the entire event is live on our website, wmtw.com. this debate is a partnership between news 8, aarp, and the university of southern maine. a quick word about the format tonight. the questions are a diverse mix from several sources like the editorial board, viewer, and e-mails. they want the debate to be truly interactive. we want to hear from you, news 8 reporter is standing by monitoring the website, facebook, and twitter. >> we have good questions coming in. it's your chance at home to ask the candidates anything you want. log on to our facebook page, twitter, or wmtw.com, live wire discussion, and we'll ask the best questions during the next hour. >> moderator: palm, great, thanks. candidates have a minute to answer the questions, and rebuttals will be at the moderator's discretion. a coin toss out of the question, so we go in alphabetical order, opening statement from each candidate beginning with independent danny dalton. dalton: good evening, happy to
of the board is not here but the rules allow a hearing to be held. i i i am cynthia goldstein and we have scott sanchez, and joseph duffy, the senior building inspector here. and we are joined the taxi service commissioner. and if we could go over the guidelines. >> the board requests that you turn off phones and pagers. please continue conversations in the hallway. those representing have seven minutes to present the case and three minutes for rebuttals. members of the public not affiliated with the party, have up to three minutes each to address the board but no rebuttals. to assist the board with preparation of minutes, members of the public are asked but not required to submit a speaker card to the board staff when you come to the podium. speaker cards and pens are available on the left side of the podium. the board welcomes your comments and suggestions, with survey forms on the left side of the podium as well. if you have questions about requesting a rehearing, board rules or hearing schedules, please speak to board staff during a break or after the meeting, or call the board in the morni
of wisconsin. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, bill weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, th
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
lion. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs c
. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really is who's helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her detractors are harsh saying 37-year-old jill kelly of tampa is nothing more than a name-dropping, social-climbing, bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well, i certainly think wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general joh
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 16th, 2012. >> good friday evening, i'm bill weir. well, only in america is it controversial for me to begin tonight's program by declaring that global warming is really happening. for doubters, 332-straight months of above average temperatures is not proof enough. and even among believers, there's a fight over who to blame, god or man, natural cycles of fossil fuels. the very words climate change were noticeably absent from this past election, but sandy brought them back in a big way and eager to fuel the conversation, two artists convinced they can help skeptics see climate change in ways scientists cannot. if you drive outside of juneau, alaska, past nugget falls and through the blueberry colored icebe icebergs, you will find mendenhall glacier. of what's left of it. >> the ice came out to right about here in 2007. >> reporter: wow. five years ago, we'd be bumping into the glacier right here. >> yeah. >> reporter: and if you time your visit just right, you might run into
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